The Sultanate welcomed the arrival of 10 babies on 1st of Muharram, 1444 Hijrah with a shower of gifts to mark the occasion.
The Brunei-Muara District recorded the birth of nine babies – eight at the Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha (RIPAS) Hospital and one at Jerudong Park Medical Centre (JPMC). One delivery was also reported in the Belait District.
A ceremony was held at the Women and Children Centre of RIPAS Hospital on Sunday, which saw the attendance of Minister of Religious Affairs Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman and spouse; and Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office cum Acting Minister of Health Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof and spouse.
More details on Tuesday’s Borneo Bulletin